Thursday, February 23, 2012

Disney to remake Kolchak the Night Stalker with Edgar Wright & Johnny Depp

Dig! Thanks to Deadline for the exclusive -

Disney is setting Edgar Wright to direct The Night Stalker, the remake of the ABC telepic and series that the studio is developing as a potential star vehicle for Johnny Depp to play intrepid tabloid reporter Carl Kolchak. Depp and his Infinitum Nihil partner Christi Dembrowski will produce.

Wright, best known for directing Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, comes aboard before the studio has set a writer, and he will oversee and shape the project with Depp and Dembrowski from the ground floor.

1 comment:

  1. Well, since it is not Tim Burton, I think I might just be on board with this!